The Friday 5: Fun things to do this weekend in Northwest Arkansas, Aug. 12-14

Friday 51. Moonlight Movie Night: Jurassic Park, Friday night. {Free} Gather the family for another free movie night in Downtown Springdale. On August 12th they’re showing “Jurassic Park” at 9 p.m. Grab your blankets, chairs, and snuggle-buddy and plan to come hungry.

The event is from 9 p.m. to midnight in downtown Springdale.

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2. Tontitown Grape Festival, Friday and Saturday.

grape festival 2016FREE parking, FREE admission, FREE entertainment, armband SPECIALS each night, & much more.

Tues 8/9 – 7pm: Backroad Anthem, 9pm: Clayton Anderson
Wed 8/10 – 7pm: Eye for a LiE, 9pm: Maren Morris
Thurs 8/11 – 7pm: Kelly Road Band, 9pm: Shenandoah
Fri 8/12 – 7pm: J.R. & The All Stars, 9:30pm: J.R. Moore
Sat 8/13 – 6pm: Kyla Horton Stephens, 7pm: Kevin Upshaw & One Night Stand, 9pm: John Berry

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MarshallMitchellCMK4 (800x532)3. Super Saturday: Marshall Mitchell’s Cowboy Music for Kids. A Foot Tapping, Hand Clapping, Coyote Howling, Good Time!

Marshall Mitchell entertains young buckaroos and buckarettes through his interactive songs and stories. He intertwines a bit of cowboy history, character traits, and the cowboy way in a fun and engaging performance, making it all relevant in the world of kids today.

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4. Sock Monkey Improv, Saturday night. We have friends of friends who perform in Sock Monkey. They come highly recommended to make you LOL. It’s live entertainment where, with the audience’s help, they make it all up on the spot. The first show is perfect for back-to-school family fun. The second show is a great “something different” date spot. Tickets are $10 adults and $5 under 18 years.

On Saturday, the “ok for the kids” show is first. The more adult-oriented show is later in the evening.

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5. Razorback Football Fan Day, Sunday. {Free} A family-friendly event for all Razorback fans to officially kickoff the 2016 season!

Hosted by Jon & Deek along with music by DJ Derrick. Enjoy an autograph session with Coach Bielema and players, inflatables, and the opportunity to see the Razorback Spirit Squads — including your favorite Mascot, Tusk. Admission is free.

The event is from 2-4:30 p.m.

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